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Theatre & Performing Arts - (see also History-Biography)

A Mélange of Biography, Opera, Ballet & Dance, Film, Television & Radio Broadcasting, Puppetry, Pantomime, Picture Show Annuals, even Elvis and the Monkies somehow ended up in here.

1.   Cinema
2.   Television & Radio
3.   Theatre & Performing Arts General

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1. Cinema
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1.   Cinema

 

[2016] Adrian, Werner. Speed - Cinema of Motion. London: Lorrimer, 1975. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Illustrated Laminated Card. Good ISBN: 0-85647-107-0. 7 x 10"; 111pp; illustrated laminated card covers, creased to front cover; fully illustrated; good copy;  £6.00

[24391] Beck, Calvin Thomas. Scream Queens : Heroines of the Horrors. New York: Collier Books, 1978. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Paperback. Good ISBN: 0-02-012140-7. 344 pages. From King Kong to Carrie, from Veronica Lake to Vampira, a dazzling parade of the first ladies of screen shockers.  £10.00

[11357] Bogarde, Dirk. Backcloth. London: Penguin, 1987. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Paperback. Good ISBN: 0140089675. 4.25 x 7"; 313 pages; paperback; illustrated; good;  £4.00

[19512] Hammond, Stefan & Wilkins, Mike. Sex and Zen and a Bullet in the Head . New York: Fireside, 1996. Reprint. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Very Good ISBN: 0-684-80341-0. The Essential Guide to Hong Kong's Mind-Bending Films  £5.00

[10207] Huff, Theodore. Charlie Chaplin. London: Cassell, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket. 5.5" x 8.75"; 320pp; black cloth with gilt title and illustration to spine; no dustwrapper; good copy with some wear and bumps to edges; pictures throughout. Not dated, but appears c1952.  £6.00

[812] Kobal John. History of Movie Musicals, A - Gotta Sing Gotta Dance. London: Hamlyn, 1983. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Good - Priceclipped. 8.75 x 12"; 320pp; blue cloth with white; dustwrapper price clipped and crease to middle of front without loss; a very clean copy; 'updates his ideas on the American musical and expands the unique and illuminating section on the European musical films, adding even more intriguing interviews'; over 600 b&w and 60 colour illustrations;  £15.00

[7602] Lernet - Holenia, Alexander. Greta Garbo ideal des Jahrhunderts. Weisbaden: Limes Verlag, 1956. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Laminated Boards. Good 6.25 x 9.25; 80pp; black laminated board cover, with white cloth spine, which is split and frayed, but not detached; black and white photographs throughout; mit einleitender worten von Alexander Lernet-Holenia; text in German;  £5.00

[21334] Levy, Edmond. Making a Winning Short : How to Write, Direct, Edit, and Produce a Short Film. New York: Henry Holt, 1994. Reprint. Paperback. Good Reading Copy ISBN: 0-8050-2680-0. 290 pages. Front cover is slightly curled to bottom edge. Damp stain to first two pages, not affecting text. The author guides the beginning filmmaker step-by-step through the stages of making a short.  £5.00

[2015] London, Rose. Cinema of Mystery. London: Lorrimer, 1975. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Illustrated Laminated Card. Good ISBN: 0-85647-106-2. 7 x 10"; 111pp; illustrated laminated card covers; fully illustrated; good copy;  £6.00

[5042] Marsh, Ed W. (text by). James Cameron's Titanic. London: Boxtree, 1998. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Illustrated Laminated Card. Good 10 x 12" tall; 178pp; illustrated laminated card covers; fully illustrated; good clean copy;  £12.00

[5893] Morley, Sheridan. Methuen Book of Movie Stories, The. London: Methuen, 1994. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Very Good. 6.25 x 9.5"; 220pp; grey cloth with gilt; dustwrapper; very good copy;  £8.00

[15615] Newman, Steve and Marsh, Ed W.. Last Action Hero. London: Boxtree Ltd, 1993. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Paperback. Good ISBN: 1-85283-581-8. The official moviebook.  £5.00

[7598] No Author. Who Framed Roger Rabbit - Movie Storybook. New York: Golden, 1988. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Illustrated Laminated Card. Good 8.25 x 11"; illustrated laminated card covers; fully illustrated; good copy;  £4.00

[12484] No Author. Star Wars Return of the Jedi - The Story Book based on the Movie. London: Scolastic, 1983. Paperback. Good ISBN: 0-590-70285-8. Former owner's details to inside front cover.  £5.00

[4310] No Author. Alice in Wonderland - Walt Disney. Loughborough: Ladybird, 1987. First Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hardback. Very Good / No Jacket. ISBN: 0-7214-1059-6. 4.75 x 7"; illustrated laminated boards; good clean copy; fully illustrated; former owners name neatly to f.e.p. and title page;  £3.00

[3939] No Author. Picture Show Annual 1934. London: Amalgamated Press, 1934. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Illustrated Boards. Very Good / No Jacket - as issued. 8.25 x 11"; 160pp; illustrated boards depicting Jessie Mathews, very bright with all edges lightly bumped and chipped; very good copy for a book almost 80 years old; fully illustrated; we also have 1928/1932/1933;  £50.00

[3938] No Author. Picture Show Annual 1933. London: Amalgamated Press, 1933. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Illustrated Boards. Very Good / No Jacket - as issued. 8.25 x 11"; 160pp; illustrated boards depicting Joseph Schildkraut and Dorothy Bouchier in The Blue Danube, very bright with all edges lightly bumped and chipped; very good copy for a book almost 80 years old; fully illustrated; we also have 1928/1932/1934;  £70.00

[3937] No Author. Picture Show Annual 1932. London: Amalgamated Press, 1932. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Illustrated Boards. Very Good / No Jacket - as issued. 8.25 x 11"; 160pp; illustrated boards depicting John Boles and Evelyn Laye in One Heavenly Night, very bright with all edges lightly bumped and chipped; very good copy for a book over 80 years old; fully illustrated; we also have 1928/1933/1934;  £70.00

[3936] No Author. Picture Show Annual 1928. London: Amalgamated Press, 1928. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Illustrated Boards. Good / No Jacket - as issued. 8.25 x 11"; 160pp; illustrated boards depicting Norma Talmadge, very bright with all edges lightly bumped and chipped; very good copy for a 80 year old book; fully illustrated; we also have 1932/3/4;  £75.00

[24396] Robinson, David. Hollywood in the Twenties.. Cranbury, NJ: A. S. Barnes and Co., 1968. First Edition. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Paperback. Good ISBN: 0-498-06926-5. 176 pages. Black and white illustrations. Remains of former price label to free front endpaper.  £5.00

[24394] Schanberg, Sydney H. and Pran, Dith. Killing Fields, The : The Facts Behind the Film. London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1984. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Paperback. Good ISBN: 0-297-78537-0. 128 pages. This is the story of war and friendship, of the anguish of a ruined country and one man's will to live.  £8.00

[1016] Schickel Richard. Cary Grant - A Celebration. London: Pavilion Books, 1983. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Good / Fair. 8.75 x 11.25"; 191pp; black with gilt; dustwrapper chipped at top of spine, back slightly grubby; illustrated throughout with b&w photographs;  £9.00

[6081] Schiffer, Claudia. Claudia Schiffer Memories. Paris: Mandarin, 1994. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Illustrated Laminated Boards. Good / No Jacket. ISBN: 0-7493-2029-X. 9.25 x 11.5"; 96pp; illustrated laminated boards; fully illustrated;  £12.00

[512] Tryon, Thomas. All That Glitters. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1986. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Good. ISBN: 0-340-40700-X. 479pp, blue cloth with gilt title.  £10.00

[4556] Walsh, Michael. As Time Goes By - The Warner Novel of Casablanca. London: Little, Brown, 1998. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Cloth. Good / Good. ISBN: 0316648043. 6.25 x 9.5"; 418pp; grey cloth with gilt; very good copy;  £5.00

[24903] Willis, John. Screen World - 1985 Film Annual - Volume 36. London: Frederick Muller, 1985. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hard Cover. Good / Good. ISBN: 0-584-95073-X. 263 pages. With 1,000 photographs.  £10.00

2.   Television & Radio

[18535] Boltz, C. L.. Wireless for Beginners with a Chapter on Television. London: George G. Harrap, 1938. New Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hardcover. Good / No Jacket. 254 pages. Black and white illustrations.  £20.00
[9781] Brooke-Taylor, Tim - Oddie, Bill - Garden, Graeme. Goodies File, The. London: Sphere, 1975. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Paperback. Good ISBN: 0-7221-1866-4. 8.25 x 11"; not paginated; paperback; good;  £5.00
[13835] Caldwell, W C. Practical Transistor Servicing. Slough: Foulsham, 1972. Revised Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardcover. Good / Good. ISBN: 0-572-00372-2. Dustjacket is chipped to edges.  £10.00
[11764] Colman, Sam. This Life. London: Penguin, 1997. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Paperback. Very Good ISBN: 0140274316. mint paperback copy; the sexiest show on TV isn't American and won't inspire your next haircut; the series of the decade is now a novel, following the lives and loves of the house-sharing twenty something lawyers from the first two series as they stumble through nineties London amid over-flowing ashtrays and hangovers from Hell;  £4.00
[734] Cornwell, Bernard. Sharpe's Triumph. London: Harper Collins, 1998. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 0-00-225630-4. 6.5 x9.5"; 298pp; blue cloth with gilt; dustwrapper; a very clean copy; 'India, 1803. It is four years since Richard Sharpe earned his sergeant's stripes at the battle of Seringapatam, and...';  £35.00
[13837] Darrington, Philip. Guide to Broadcasting Stations 1989-90. London: Heinemann, 1989. Twentieth Edition. Paperback. Very Good ISBN: 0-434-90309-4. This is a guide listing radio stations broadcasting in long, medium and short wave bands, dealing with them by frequency, geographical location and alphabetical order. In addition, there are pages of information on reception, receivers, aerials, DXing, clubs and magazines.  £12.00
[12964] Dessau, Bruce. Funny Side of Victoria Wood, The. London: Orion, 1997. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 0-7528-1015-4. This is a fully illustrated, affectionate celebration of Victoria Wood's career from the Rochdale youth theatre workshop to the most popular comedienne of her day, via stage plays and Victoria Woods on TV.  £11.00
[21623] Falzon, Dan; Marshal, Myfawny. My Diary - Intimate Secrets of Neighbour Dan Falzon. London: Boxtree, 1995. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Illustrated Laminated Card. Good ISBN: 0-7522-0113-1. 95 pages. Fully illustrated.  £5.00
[17692] George, Lewis. Radio Constructors Manual No. 1. London: Bernards (Publishers) Ltd., 1946. First Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Paperback. Good ISBN: B001U7E6UC. 60 page booklet. Number 53 in a series of publications by Bernards.  £8.00
[12632] Gill, Rosemary & Evans Crispin. Multicoloured Swap Shop Book #2. London: BBC, 1979. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good ISBN: 0-563-17741-1. The second book of the BBC TV show made famous by Noel Edmonds  £5.00
[13889] Horrie, Chris & Clarke, Steve. Fuzzy Monsters: Fear and Loathing at the BBC. London: Heinemann, 1994. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardcover. Good / Good. ISBN: 0-434-00002-7. This is an inside look at the BBC that follows the rise of Director General John Birt, describes the changes brought about by the arrival of Chairman Maramaduke Hussey, studies the disasters like "Eldorado" and asks what will be the future of the BBC.  £10.00
[1461] Howard, Margaret. Pick of the Week; An anthology of the best of the Radio 4 Programme. London: Hutchinson, 1984. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Very Good. 5.5x9", 142pp with acknowledgement to rear, vg copy with vg dj - many extracts of amusing anecdotes from Radio and some TV programmes.  £5.00
[12496] James, Clive. Falling Towards England - Unreliable Memoirs II. London: Pan, 1986. Paperback. Good ISBN: 0-330-29437-7. 'Make no mistake, Clive James is an artist...' - Barry Humphries.  £4.00
[10392] King, Jonathan. Entertainment U.S.A.. Hertfordshire: Lennard Publishing, 1987. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Paperback. Good ISBN: 1-85291-001-1. 8.25" x 10.75"; 95pp; large pictorial paperback;  £8.00
[21663] Knox, Collie. Radio. ill. Caney, Clifford. London: Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd., 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Illustrated Card. Good Reading Copy 32 pages including covers. Illustrated. Not dated, but would appear to be 1940's. Covers are dusty with some juvenile pencil marks throughout, not affecting text..  £15.00
[8133] Leader, David. Television Star Book. London: Purnell, 1959. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Illustrated Laminated Boards. Good 8.25 x 11"; 77pp; illustrated laminated boards; fully illustrated; gift inscription to title page in red ink, and scuff mark to free front end paper, otherwise a very good copy; includes such programmes as The Arthur Haynes Show, The Larkins, Highway Patrol; William Tell; Emergency Ward 10, Interpol Calling, The Adventures of Robin Hood and many more television programmes from that era - the days of black and white television!;  £25.00
[4795] Manvell, Roger (critic and broadcaster). Living Screen, The - What goes on in films and Television. London: Harrap, 1961. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Very Good. 5.25 x 8"; 192pp; blue cloth with black; dustwrapper; very good copy; illustrated;  £20.00
[13855] Miller, Arthur. Short Wave Radio Listeners' Handbook. Wellingborough: Patrick Stephens Limited, 1987. First Edition. Paperback. Good ISBN: 0-85059-883-4. The complete guide to SWLing.  £8.00
[7608] Miller, Hugh. Eastenders - The Flower of Albert Square - based upon the BBC Series, Volume 4;. London: Inner Circle, 1986. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 1-85018-052-0. 5.25 X 8"; 160pp; tan cloth with gilt in very good condition; pictorial dustwrapper in very good condition;  £5.00
[7607] Miller, Hugh. Eastenders - Good Intentions - based upon the BBC Series, Volume 3. London: Inner Circle, 1986. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 1-85018-049-0. 5.25 X 8"; 173pp; tan cloth with gilt in very good condition; pictorial dustwrapper in very good condition;  £5.00
[7609] Miller, Hugh. Eastenders - Taking Chances - based upon the BBC Series. London: Inner Circle, 1986. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Fair / Very Good. ISBN: 1-85018-084-9. 5.25 X 8"; 158pp; tan cloth with gilt in good condition with the exception of the first 16 pages which are creased, pictorial dustwrapper in very good condition;  £4.00
[3199] Miller, Jeffrey. Street Talk - The Language of Coronation Street. London: Ward Lock, 1986. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Illustrated Laminated Card. Good / . ISBN: 0-7063-6514-3. 7.5 x 10.5"; 96pp; illustrated laminated card covers; illustrated dictionary of Street terminology;  £4.00
[11073] Morrissey, Joe. Wagon Train Annual. Manchester: World Distributors, 1959. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Illustrated Laminated Boards. Good / No Jacket - as issued. 7 x 10"; 93 pages; illustrated laminated boards; no dustwrapper; illustrated endpapers; the free front end paper is partially detached; g/-;  £10.00
[5755] No Author. Look in Television Annual 1989. London: Independent Television, 1988. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Illustrated Laminated Boards. Good ISBN: 0-907965-50-4. 7.75 x 10.75"; 76pp; illustrated laminated boards; free front end paper priceclipped; fully illustrated; good clean copy;  £5.00
[1455] No Author. Handbook of Wireless Telegraphy 1938 - Volume I & II. London: His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1938. Reprint. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket. 9.75 x 7.5"; green cloth with gilt; clean copies with advertisements to front and rear of volume I; volume I reprinted 1944, volume II reprinted 1950; published for the information and guidance of Officers and Men of H.M. Fleet;  £40.00
[8013] Podmore, Bill with Reece, Peter. Coronation Street - The Inside Story. London: Macdonald, 1990. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Good - Priceclipped. ISBN: 0-356-17971-0. 7.5 x 10"; 184pp; black cloth with gilt; dustwrapper, priceclipped; illustrated; very good copy;  £8.00
[2695] Risdon, P. J. R. - F.R.S.A.. Wireless. London: Ward, Lock, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Fair / No Jacket. 6.25 x 8.5"; green cloth with black, rear board cracked; contents good; with many diagrams and illustrations;  £30.00
[12745] Schwartz, Deborah. Baywatch: The Inside Story. London: Michael Joseph, 1995. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. As New / As New. ISBN: 0-7181-4117-2. In the 'Inside Story', Deborah Schwartz portrays the lives, loves, relationships, adventures and narrow escapes of the most beloved lifeguard characters.  £5.00
[9366] Singer, Michael. Television Writers Guide - Second Edition. Los Angeles, CA: Lone Eagle, 1991. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Illustrated Laminated Boards. Very Good / No Jacket - as issued. ISBN: 0-943728-35-5. 8.5 x 11"; 435 pages; laminated boards; no dustwrapper; slight shelf wear to bottom edge; very good; THIS BOOK HAS A SHIPPING WEIGHT OF 1.7KG, please contact us for a shipping quote.  £20.00
[5759] Singleton, Jack. Second Book of Home This Afternoon, The. London: Lutterworth Press, 1967. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Good - Priceclipped. 6.5 x 8"; 191pp; white with gilt, lightly foxed; dustwrapper, priceclipped; illustrated and with drawings by Cyrill and Sylvia Deakins; good copy  £6.00
[22824] Smethurst, William. How to Write for Television . Plymouth: How To Books, 1992. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. As New ISBN: 1-85703-045-1. 152 pages. A complete guide to writing and marketing TV scripts.  £10.00
[7606] Smith, Julia & Holland, Tony. East Enders - The Inside Story - The Official Version by the Show's Creators. London: BBC, 1987. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 0-563-20601-2. 7.75 x10"; 215pp; blue cloth with silver in good condition with good pictorial dustwrapper depicting ariel shot of the East End (before the millennium dome); all the old stars are there; Pete Mitchell; Dirty Den; Lou; Beale; Pauline's Arthur;  £6.00
[6179] Stoddart, Sarah (script). BBC's 50th Anniversary. London: British Broadcasting Corporation, 1972. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Soft Card. Good 8 x 10"; 43pp; brown card covers with white; some foxing; fully illustrated; good copy;  £5.00
[3204] Tinker, Jack. Coronation Street - A Fully-Illustrated Record of Television's Most Popular Serial. London: Treasure Press, 1987. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Illustrated Laminated Boards. Good / No Jacket. ISBN: 1-85051-229-9. 128 pages. This is notstalgia at its best. Neat gift inscription to free front endpaper.  £5.00
[13822] Tolstoy, L.N.. War and Peace. London: British Broadcasting Corporation, 1942. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Leaflet. Good Introduction to the series of broadcasts. Related newspaper article loosely inserted. Bumped to edges.  £5.00
[22538] Warring, R. H.. Make Your Own Crystal Set. ill. Calder, Andrew. London: Wolfe Publishing, 1974. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Illustrated Laminated Card. Good ISBN: 0-7234-0556-5. 16 pages plus full fold-out plan. Crystal set???? what ever is one of those in these days of i-pods, kindles.......  £15.00
[9164] Wilmut, Roger (with a commentary by). Illustrated Hancock, The. London: Queen Anne Press, 1987. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Illustrated Laminated Boards. Very Good / No Jacket. ISBN: 0-356-14781-9. 8.5 x 11.5"; 190 pages; illustrated laminated card covers; fully illustrated; fine copy;  £9.00
[13874] Woodruff, H Charles. Short Wave Listener's Guide. Indianapolis, IN: Howard W. Sams, 1978. Seventh Edition. Paperback. Good ISBN: 0-672-21485-7.  £5.00

3.   Theatre & Performing Arts

[12950] Alcock, Fred B.. As It Was - A Personal Story - Amateur Players of Sherborne. Sherborne: Amateur Players of Sherborne, 1978. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Good. ISBN: 0-9506192-0-5. Illustrated. Title page signed To Daisy With Love Fred. Mark to top edge not affecting contents. Dustwrapper rubbed.  £20.00
[13414] Andrews, Nigel. True Myths: Life and Times of Arnold Schwarzenegger. London: Bloomsbury, 1995. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardcover. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 0-7475-2126-3. Is Arnold Schwarzenegger a bizarre construct of the PR industry, or is he the product of late-century Aryan supremacism, on a path which will eventually lead him to the White House? What makes him a freak achiever is not just his origin - the only sportsman ever to become a Hollywood superstar, let alone the only Austrian - but his ability to be several pairs of complete opposites: outlaw and establishment warrior; patrician and peasant; untried android and grizzled human veteran; hero and villain. He is universally popular and in a career spanning cops, robbers, hit man, special agents, macho kindergarten teachers and over-sized twin brother, Arnold has become the biggest hero in the world by playing the biggest hero in the world - all of this was written before he became Governor of California!  £15.00
[24562] Aristophanes. Two Plays - Peace and Lysistrata. London: Zeno, 1953. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Good / Good. 144 pages. A new translation by Doros Alastos.  £10.00
[10722] Aristophanes with the verse translation of Rogers, Benjamin Bickley. Wasps of Aristophanes as Performed at Cambridge 26 November - 1 December, 1909, The. Cambridge: University Press, 1909. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Paperback. Good 4.75 x 7.25"; 119 pages; paperback; text in English and Greek; spine chipped with loss to top and bottom;  £10.00
[24946] Arnold, Tom. Moscow State Circus of 1959 - Official Programme. London: Tom Arnold, 1959. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Paperback. Good Not paginated. Black and white illustrations throughout.  £6.00
[24379] Barnard, Guy C.. Samuel Beckett: A New Approach : A Study of the Novels and Plays. London: J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd, 1970. Second Impression. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Good / Good. ISBN: 0-460-03918-0. 144 pages. This book is a timely new study of the work of Beckett.  £10.00
[18637] Barrie, J. M.. Quality Street - a Comedy in Four Acts. ill. Thomson, Hugh. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket. 198 pages. Blue cloth with gilt title to spine and gilt illustration to front board. 18 tipped in colour illustrations, under captioned tissue guards, by Hugh Thomson, plus many line drawings. Spine is a little faded, otherwise a nice clean tight book with former owners ex-libris label to free front endpaper, dated 1937.  £20.00
[3419] Barrie, J. M.. Twelve-Pound Look and other Plays, The. London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1930. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hardback. Good Reading Copy 5 x 7.5"; 180pp; blue cloth with white labels to spine and front board; The Twelve-Pound Look, Pantaloon, Rosalind, and The Will; reading copy;  £3.00
[3420] Barrie, J. M.. Quality Street. London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1926. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hardback. Reading Copy 5 x 7.5"; 143pp; blue cloth with white labels to spine and front board; reading copy;  £3.00
[21597] Barrymore, Ethel. Memories - An Autobiography by Ethel Barrymore . New York: Harper & Brothers, 1955. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Good. 310 page. Dustjacket in protective sleeve, Numerous black and white illustrations,  £15.00
[24384] Berkoff, Steven. Decadence - A New Play. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Paperback. Good Not paginated. Apologies for lack of descriptions, but there are none. Decadence was first performed at The New End Theatre, Hampstead on 14th July, 1981. The author played Steve and Les, and Linda Marlowe played Helen and Sybil.  £10.00
[417] Bishop, G.W.. Barry Jackson and the London Theatre. London: Arthur Barker, 1933. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Very Good / No Jacket. 7.75x10", 215pp, 8 illustrations 7 colour, cover blue-grey board with black cloth spine, top edge gilt. Preparatory Academy of Dramatic Art stamped to front pages. Foreword by Charles B. Cochran, illustrations from the designs of Paul Shelving. Nice clean copy;  £15.00
[21596] Bishop, George W.. My Betters. London: Heinemann, 1957. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Good. 282 pages. Page edges and dustjacket are browned. His memories are as wide and as varied as the world of entertainment itself.  £6.00
[10643] Blyth, Alan (edited by). Opera on Record. London: Hutchinson, 1979. Fifth Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 0-09-139980-7. 6.25 x 9.5"; 663 pages; black cloth with gilt; dustwrapper in protective film; vg/vg; discographies compiled by Malcolm Walker;  £50.00
[11357] Bogarde, Dirk. Backcloth. London: Penguin, 1987. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Paperback. Good ISBN: 0140089675. 4.25 x 7"; 313 pages; paperback; illustrated; good;  £4.00
[10928] Bogarde, Dirk. Particular Friendship, A. London: Penguin, 1990. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Paperback. Good ISBN: 0140126449. paperback; g/-  £4.00
[12490] Cameron, James. Strange Days. London: Penguin, 1996. Paperback. As New ISBN: 0-14-025520-6. The setting for this screenplay is Los Angles in 1999. It is a bit like Los Angeles in 1994, but more so, sleazier, dirtier and more dangerous. This book ties in with the release of the film of the same name, starring Ralph Fiennes and Angela Bassett, and directed by Kathryn Bigelow.  £10.00
[2600] Clinton-Baddeley, V. C.. All Right on the Night. London: Putnam, 1954. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket. 5.75 x 9"; 243pp; red cloth with gilt, spine bumped to top and bottom; minor foxing; good clean copy; illustrated; A study of the Georgian theatre;  £6.00
[1248] Cochran, Charles B.. Cock-A-Doodle-Do. London: J. M. Dent & Sons, 1941. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket. 8.5 x 5.75"; 368pp; blue cloth with gilt; 40 b&w Illustrations; contents clean;  £6.00
[12526] Cooke, Alistair. Six Men. London: Penguin, 1979. Paperback. Good ISBN: 0-14-004834-0. With these superbly realised portraits, Alistair Cooke brings to life six men he has known and admired during his lifetime of journalistic encounter.  £4.00
[12528] Cooke, Alistair. Patient Has the Floor, The. London: Penguin, 1987. Paperback. Good ISBN: 0-14-009992-1. The essays collected here were the first given as lectures by the author.  £5.00
[526] Coward, Noel. Cavalcade. London: Heinemann, 1933. Reprint. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket. 139pp, yellow cloth no dustwrapper slightly foxed to cut edges and pages  £5.00
[19915] Craufurd, Russell. Ramblings of an Old Mummer, The. London: Greening & Co., 1909. First Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket. 319 pages. Foxing to page edges. Brown cloth with gilt titles.  £38.00
[17543] Davis, Lillie. Don't Jump at Conclusions. Manchester: Abel Heywood & Sons, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Paperback. Fair ISBN: B001R5BXHQ. Original dramas, farces, operettas, etc. for amateurs. Small pamphlet, contents loose but complete. 11 pages + publishers advertisements.  £5.00
[12964] Dessau, Bruce. Funny Side of Victoria Wood, The. London: Orion, 1997. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 0-7528-1015-4. This is a fully illustrated, affectionate celebration of Victoria Wood's career from the Rochdale youth theatre workshop to the most popular comedienne of her day, via stage plays and Victoria Woods on TV.  £11.00
[21622] Ellis, Richard and Boulay, Christine Du. Partnering - The Fundamentals of Pas de Deux. London: C. W. Beaumont, 1955. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good Reading Copy / Fair. 63 pages. Illustrated in black and white line drawings. Dustjacket has been covered in a film wrap.  £5.00
[21490] Epstein, Joseph et al. Black Box - An Experiment in Black Theatre. London: Latimer New Dimensions 2, 1970. Limited. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Limited Edition. Good / No Jacket - as issued. 71 pages. Signed by all the authors, limited edition of 50 copies.  £50.00
[3053] Fabian, Monroe H.. On Stage - 200 Years of Great Theatrical Personalities. New York: Mayflower, 1980. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Good 9.25 x 11.5"; 224pp; brown boards, black cloth spine with gilt; remains of dustwrapper loosely inserted to front; fully illustrated; good copy;  £5.00
[9405] Farrelly, Peter. Comedy Writer, The. London: Faber and Faber, 2000. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Fine ISBN: 0-571-20037-0. 5 x 8.5"; 351pages; paperback, with dustwrapper; as new;  £6.00
[18552] Farrer, E. O.. Dramatic History of Reading. Reading: Reading Standard, 1926. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good 8 pages. Presidential address delivered by Alderman E. O. Farrer, J.P., at the annual meeting of the Reading Literary and Scientific Society, on October 8th, 1926. Staples rusty.  £8.00
[14847] Francis, Clive. Sir John: The Many Faces of Gielgud. London: Robson Books, 1994. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardcover. Very Good / Good - Priceclipped. ISBN: 0-86051-903-1. In joint celebration of a distinguished career and Sir John's 90th birthday, actor and artist Clive Francis has compiled an evocative book of caricatures, complemented by many anecdotes and reminiscences provided by Sir John's chums and colleagues in show business.  £8.00
[16791] Franks, Arthur Henry. Every Child's Book of Dance and Ballet. London: Burke Publishing, 1973. Third Revised Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Good / Good. ISBN: 0-222-00177-1. This book will be an inspiration to every young dance enthusiast.  £6.00
[11596] Gay, Mr.. Beggar's Opera, The - To which is Prefixed the Musick to each Song. London: William Heinemann, 1921. New Impression. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Very Good 6 x 10"; 18 pages introduction + 93 pages; yellow boards with black title on green label to front; black cloth spine with black title on white label; colour frontispiece + 7 colour plates all with tissue guards; very good;  £25.00
[22839] Gielgud, Val. Years of the Locust. London: Nicholson & Watson, 1947. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good Reading Copy / No Jacket. 206 pages. 16 black and white illustrations plus frontispiece. Foxing to endpapers and pages are browned, but complete.  £10.00
[25091] Gilbert, W. S.. Savoyard Scrapbook. ill. Vise, Jennetta. London: Herbert Joseph, 1947. First Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hard Cover. Good / Fair. 160 pages. Selections from the lyrics of the D'Oyly Carte Operas.  £5.00
[9206] Grandstaff, Russell J.. Acting & Directing - Third Edition. Chicago: National Textbook Company, 1991. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Very Good ISBN: 0-8442-5132-1. 6 x 9"; 80 pages; paperback; very good;  £5.00
[11559] Gration, Geoff - Reilly, John - Titford, John. Communications & Media Studies - An introductory Coursebook. Walton-on-Thames: Nelson, 1992. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Illustrated Laminated Card. Good ISBN: 0174323999. 8.5 x 11"; 236 pages; illustrated laminated card covers; good;  £6.00
[1517] Graves, George. Gaieties & Gravities - The Autobiography of a Comedian. London: Hutchinson & Co, 1931. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Inscribed By the Author. Good / No Jacket. 5.75 x 8.75"; 287pp +12pp publishers advertisements; red cloth with gilt; minor scuffs to cloth with bumps; signed - 28.4.'35 to Noel & his charming Wife, my love & good wishes. George Graves - Noel refers to Sir Noel Curtis-Bennett; colour frontispiece, 22 b&w illustrations;  £40.00
[5633] Grenfell, Joyce. Re: Joyce. London: Vaudeville Theatre, 1989. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Leaflet. Very Good 6 x 8.5"; theatre programme; very good copy; starred Maureen Lipman;  £4.00
[13526] Grove, Valerie. Dear Dodie: Life of Dodie Smith. London: Pimlico, 1996. Paperback. Very Good ISBN: 0-7126-7366-0. Frank and funny, unorthodox, liberated and quintessentially English.  £7.00
[10395] Guinness, Alec. Positively Final Appearance - A Journal 1996 - 1998, A. London: Hamish Hamilton, 1999. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Fine / Fine. ISBN: 0-241-13788-8. 6.25" x 9.25"; 245pp; blue cloth cover with gilt titles; dustwrapper; mint/mint; Summer of 1996 ended well with an operation that successfully treated an eye which had been useless for 10 years and further good news on the health front fortified Sir Alec to continue his journals. A tumultuous time for the nation with the election of Mr. Blair and the death of Princess Diana; appearance of Hale-Bopp comet ..;  £10.00
[9432] Halliwell, Leslie. Halliwell's Film Guide - Sixth Edition. London: Paladin, 1988. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good ISBN: 0-586-08770-2. 6.5 x 8.5"; 1186 pages; paperback; g/-; this book has a shipping weight of 1.3kg and is only available directly from Books & Bygones;  £10.00
[2699] Hare, Arnold. Georgian Theatre in Wessex, The. London: Phoenix House, 1958. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good 5.5 x 8.5; 217pp; mauve paper covers; good copy;  £10.00
[19892] Heath, R. F.. St. Joan of Arc - A Scene on the Tenth Law. London: Girl Guides Association, 1933. Third Impression. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Paperback. Good 16 page pamphlet.  £3.00
[17719] Hodgson, Terry. Batsford Dictionary of Drama. London: B. T. Batsford, 1988. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good ISBN: 0-7134-4694-3. Meets the long-standing need for a single source of reference on dramatic theory and practice, with over 1300 entries.  £14.00
[9414] Holland, Dominic. Only in America. London: Hodder and Stoughton, 2002. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Very Good ISBN: 0-340-82128-0. 5.5 x 8"; 244 pages; paperback; very good; includes stamped, unused envelope addressed to the author;  £7.00
[24557] Ibsen, Henrik. Pillars of Society, and Other Plays By Henrik Ibsen. London: Walter Scott, 1888. First Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hard Cover. Good / No Jacket - as issued. 315 pages. Introduction by Havelock Ellis. Includes The Pillars of Society, Ghosts, and An Enemy of Society.  £20.00
[5630] Ibsen, Henrik. Hedda Gabler. London: National Theatre, 1989. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Leaflet. Very Good 6 x 10"; theatre programme; very good copy;  £4.00
[14553] Jarski, Rosemarie. Wisecracks: Great Lines from the Classic Hollywood Era. London: Prion Books, 1998. First Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hardcover. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 1-85375-286-X. Scriptwriters from Raymond Chandler to S.J. Perelman penned lines for everyone from Humphrey Bogart to Groucho Marx. It was the era of comedy with acts like Abbot and Costello, Hope and Crosby, the Marx Brothers, Mae West and W.C. Fields, and the double acts like Cary Grant and Katherine Hepburn. This collection mixes classic Hollywood lines with little-known wisecracks.  £10.00
[24560] Johnson, Fanny. Little Duke, The - And Other Historical Plays. London: Wells Gardner, Darton & Co., 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hard Cover. Good Reading Copy / No Jacket. 151 pages. Blue cloth with dark blue titles and illustration to front board. One former owner has inscribed - Fay Compton, Studio of Dramatic Art, Museum Station Buildings, 133-6 High Holborn WC1 - to free front endpaper.  £50.00
[1537] Jordan, Rene. Clark Gable - Illustrated History of the Movies. London: W. H. Allen, 1974. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Paperback. Good ISBN: 0-352-30027-2. 5 x 7.5"; 159pp; paperback; illustrated throughout;  £8.00
[11679] Kavanagh, Ted. ITMA Years, The. London: Woburn Press, 1974. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Illustrated Laminated Boards. Good ISBN: 0713001011. 8 x 10.25"; 155 pages; illustrated laminated boards; no dustwrapper; signed by Alastair Scott Johnston, light entertainment producer for the BBC.  £12.00
[18756] Kenchington, Frank. Dick Whittington - A Pantomine. London: Private Edition, 1916. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket - as issued. 48 pages + frontispiece and 5 plates. A Souvenir of Salonika Christmas 1915, inscribed to front pastedown by someone who saw the pantomine in April 1916 on board HMS Lord Nelson, and was Guardian of the Stationary Hospital. All edges are uncut. A nice clean tight copy of this rare book.  £100.00
[13264] Kendall, Alan. David Garrick: A Biography. London: Harrap, 1985. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardcover. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 0-245-54252-3. David Garrick - rose from obscurity and relative poverty to earn a final resting place in Westminster Abbey.  £15.00
[12650] Kipps, Charles. Out of Focus: Power, Pride and Prejudice: David Puttnam in Hollywood. London: Century, 1990. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Good. ISBN: 0-7126-3911-X. This book looks at David Puttnam's controversial reign as studio chief at Columbia Pictures. When the Oscar-winning producer of "Chariots of Fire" and "The Killing Fields" was named chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Columbia Pictures in 1986, he promised to break every rule the Hollywood establishment held dear. The book tries to show how Hollywood really works and asks whether Puttnam did resign or whether he was fired? Small chip to back cover of dustwrapper.  £8.00
[1740] Komisarjevsky, Theodore. Costume of the Theatre, The. ill. Illustrated. London: Geoffrey Bles, 1931. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Fair 8 x 10.25"; 1200gms; 178pp; red cloth with beige buckram spine with gilt; spine faded with slight spotting; 45 illustrations; a nice tight clean copy;  £50.00
[23271] Kushner, Tony. Angels in America. New York, NY: Theatre Communications Group, 1995. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. As New ISBN: 1-55936-107-7. Apologies for lack of details, this book is in the original shrinkwrap.  £50.00
[2063] Lasky, Jesse Jr. with Silver, Pat. Love Scene - The story of Laurence Olivier and Vivien Leigh. ill. Illustrated. Brighton: Angus & Robertson, 1978. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Fair. 6.5 x 9.5"; 256pp; blue cloth with gilt; dustwrapper with minor chips to edges; nice clean copy; fully illustrated;  £60.00
[12509] Legat, Michael. Putting on a Play. London: Robert Hale, 1984. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 0-7090-1738-3. Amateur drama if alive and well....  £8.00
[11577] Macmillan, Harold. Blast of War 1939-45, The. London: Macmillan, 1967. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Good. 6 x 8.75"; 765 pages; red cloth with gilt; dustwrapper; title page is inscribed To Alastair (Scott Johnston) - a small souvenir of a very happy month's work - Feb-November 1971. "Just Perfick" and warmest thanks from his old friend Bernard Miles; Alastair was the producer of the popular radio programme The Navy Lark, Bernard was also popular on radio;  £18.00
[24376] Malleson, Miles. Young Heaven and Three Other Plays. London: The Herald, 1918. First Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hard Cover. Good 108 pages. A Man of Ideas, Michael, The Artist and Young Heaven.  £12.00
[24375] Malleson, Miles. Young Heaven and Three Other Plays. London: The Herald, 1918. First Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hard Cover. Good 108 pages. A Man of Ideas, Michael, The Artist and Young Heaven.  £12.00
[22852] Maltby, H. F.. Ring Up the Curtain. London: Hutchinson & Co, 1950. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket. 232 pages. Being the stage and film memoirs of H. F. Maltby.  £6.00
[10937] Mamberg, Fern L.. Disney's Year Book 1997. Danbury, CT: Grolier, 1997. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Illustrated Laminated Boards. Very Good ISBN: 0-7172-8754-8. 8 x 10.25"; 95 pages; illustrated laminated boards; very good;  £5.00
[14231] Martin-Jenkins, Christopher & Gibson, Pat. Summers Will Never Be the Same: Tribute to Brian Johnston. London: Partridge, 1994. Reprint. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardcover. Good / Very Good. ISBN: 1-85225-232-4. Brian Johnston, who died in January 1994, was one of the best-loved figures on radio. His unique broadcasting style won him a special place in the hearts of listeners everywhere. Although "Johnners" became known as the voice of cricket, he was also a national figure as the presenter of Down Your Way. His many other broadcasting credits include presenting for television the Queen's Coronation and the Boat Race. Most of all, Johnners will be remembered for his schoolboy humour. Some browning to page edges.  £6.00
[7705] Marx Allen, Miriam (edited by). Love, Groucho - Letters from Groucho Marx to His Daughter Miriam. Winchester MA: Faber and Faber, 1993. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good ISBN: 0-571-19809-0. 6 x 9"; 241pp; paperback; some light marking to covers, otherwise a very good copy;  £6.00
[11691] McSpadden, J. Walker. Opera Synopses - A guide to the plots & characters of the standard Operas. London: Harrap, 1928. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Poor. 4.25 x 7"; 367 pages; blue cloth with black titles; dustwrapper, rather browned, and top 1.5" of spine is missing; This enlarged edition comprises Eighty-six Synopses of which Twenty-three are included for the first time; good/poor;  £6.00
[24540] Meiklejohn, J. M. D.. Shakespeare's Richard II. London: W. & R. Chambers, 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Hard Cover. Good / No Jacket. 136 pages. Blue boards with black titles. Ink scribble to rear free end paper, not affecting contents.  £7.00
[1579] Miller, Edwin. Seventeen Interviews - Film Stars and Superstars. London: Macmillan, 1970. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Fair. 8.5 x 5.75"; 384pp; blue cloth with silver; dustwrapper; edges grubby; contents clean; Dustin Hoffman.Sidney Poitier.Bob Dylan. Barbra Streisand. Mia Farrow. the Beatles;  £15.00
[11085] Milligan, Spike. Goon Show Scripts, The. ill. Sellers, Peter - Secombe, Harry and Milligan, Spike. London: Woburn Press, 1972. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Illustrated Laminated Boards. Good ISBN: 0-7130-0076-7. 8 x 10.25"; 191pp; illustrated laminated boards, chipped to edges; contents clean and tight; drawings by Peter Sellers, Harry Secombe and Spike Milligan;  £12.00
[19910] Mills, D. Roy. Run Your Own Show. London: Rockliff, 1947. First Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Fair. 141 pages. The amateur's guide to successful revue and concert production.  £4.00
[22294] Milne, Tom. Rouben Mamoulian. London: Thames and Hudson, 1969. First Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Good. ISBN: 0-500-47012-X. 176 pages. A great film director.  £8.00
[2003] Morley, Sheridan. Elizabeth Taylor - A Celebration. London: Pavilion, 1989. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Fair 8 x 10.25"; 192pp; black cloth with gilt; dustwrapper; good clean copy with small red felt pen mark to front page and black felt pen mark across bottom edge; fully illustrated with b&w photographs;  £6.00
[2853] Murray, Gilbert (translator). Iphigenia In Tauris of Euripides, The. London: George Allen & Unwin, 1920. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Paperback. Good 4.75 x 7.25"; 105pp; green paper covers; good copy;  £4.00
[6223] No Author. Royal Opera House Covent Garden - Opera Season 1956. London: Royal Opera House, 1956. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Paperback. Fair 4.75 x 7.5"; 8pp; pamphlet, covers stained; Otello;  £3.00
[3939] No Author. Picture Show Annual 1934. London: Amalgamated Press, 1934. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Illustrated Boards. Very Good / No Jacket - as issued. 8.25 x 11"; 160pp; illustrated boards depicting Jessie Mathews, very bright with all edges lightly bumped and chipped; very good copy for a book almost 80 years old; fully illustrated; we also have 1928/1932/1933;  £50.00
[3938] No Author. Picture Show Annual 1933. London: Amalgamated Press, 1933. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Illustrated Boards. Very Good / No Jacket - as issued. 8.25 x 11"; 160pp; illustrated boards depicting Joseph Schildkraut and Dorothy Bouchier in The Blue Danube, very bright with all edges lightly bumped and chipped; very good copy for a book almost 80 years old; fully illustrated; we also have 1928/1932/1934;  £70.00
[3936] No Author. Picture Show Annual 1928. London: Amalgamated Press, 1928. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Illustrated Boards. Good / No Jacket - as issued. 8.25 x 11"; 160pp; illustrated boards depicting Norma Talmadge, very bright with all edges lightly bumped and chipped; very good copy for a 80 year old book; fully illustrated; we also have 1932/3/4;  £75.00
[2441] No Author. Movies, The - Extracts from The Movie, The Illustrated Who's Who of The Cinema. London: Bloomsbury, 1984. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Good / Good. ISBN: 0-906223-46-6. 8.5 x 11.25"; 520pp; green cloth; illustrated dustwrapper; good clean copy; fully illustrated;  £10.00
[1268] No Author. Monkees Annual, The. London: Century 21 Publishing, 1967. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Illustrated Laminated Boards. Good ISBN: B005M8YSUI . 11.75 x 8.5"; 92pp; illustrated laminated boards; colour comic strips;  £12.00
[529] No Author. Elvis Special 1970. London: World Distributors, 1969. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Illustrated Laminated Boards. Good / No Jacket - as issued. ISBN: B0015L8PD2 . 7.5x10", 116pp, nice copy fair condition, slightly bumped. One crossword has been completed.  £25.00
[418] No Author. Theatre & Stage. London: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons Ltd., 1934. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Binding. Good / No Jacket - as issued. ISBN: B002A0OU0Y. Magazine Run issued in 26 parts, parts 1 - 14 only, loosely inserted in 2 blue cloth covers labelled vol.I and vol.II; A modern Guide to the performance of all classes of Amateur Dramatic, Operatic & Theatrical Work.  £20.00
[3937] No Author. Picture Show Annual 1932. London: Amalgamated Press, 1932. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Illustrated Boards. Very Good / No Jacket - as issued. 8.25 x 11"; 160pp; illustrated boards depicting John Boles and Evelyn Laye in One Heavenly Night, very bright with all edges lightly bumped and chipped; very good copy for a book over 80 years old; fully illustrated; we also have 1928/1933/1934;  £70.00
[18617] No Author. Royal Opera House Covent Garden - Ballet Season 1956 - Sylvia. London: Royal Opera House, 1956. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Paperback. Fair 20 page programme to the performance on Saturday Matinee, 8th December, 1956. Edges are dusty.  £5.00
[24397] No Author. Masque Library, The. ill. Whistler, Rex and Hassall, Joan. London: Curtain Press by B. T. Batsford, 1950. First Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hard Cover. Good / Good. This is a combination of seven article published by The Masque from 1946.  £10.00
[18620] No Author. Royal Opera House Covent Garden - Ballet Season 1956 - Sylvia. London: Royal Opera House, 1956. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Paperback. Fair 16 page programme to the performance on Thursday, 20th December, 1956. Edges are dusty.  £5.00
[18619] No Author. Royal Opera House Covent Garden - Ballet Season 1956 - Madam Butterfly. London: Royal Opera House, 1956. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Paperback. Fair 16 page programme to the performance on Tuesday, 3rd July, 1956. Edges are dusty.  £5.00
[18618] No Author. Royal Opera House Covent Garden - Ballet Season 1956 - Le Lac Des Cygnes. London: Royal Opera House, 1956. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Paperback. Fair 12 page programme to the performance on Saturday Matinee, 8th September, 1956. Edges are dusty.  £5.00
[18615] No Author. Royal Opera House Covent Garden - Ballet Season 1956 - Giselle. London: Royal Opera House, 1956. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Paperback. Fair 12 page programme to the performance on Thursday, 23 August, 1956. Edges are dusty.  £5.00
[18614] No Author. Royal Opera House Covent Garden - Ballet Season 1957 - Coppelia. London: Royal Opera House, 1957. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Paperback. Fair 20 page programme to the performance on Friday, 1st March, 1957. Edges are dusty.  £5.00
[18613] No Author. Royal Opera House Covent Garden - Ballet Season 1957 - Cinderella. London: Royal Opera House, 1957. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Paperback. Fair 20 page programme to the performance on Tuesday, 5th March, 1957. Edges are dusty.  £5.00
[18612] No Author. Royal Opera House Covent Garden - Opera Season 1956 - Otello. London: Royal Opera House, 1956. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Paperback. Fair 20 page programme to the performance on Tuesday, 4th December, 1956. Edges are dusty.  £5.00
[18611] No Author. Royal Opera House Covent Garden - Opera Season 1957 - Carmen. London: Royal Opera House, 1957. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Paperback. Fair 20 page programme to the performance on Tuesday, 5th February, 1957. Edges are dusty.  £5.00
[18610] No Author. Royal Opera House Covent Garden - Opera Season 1957 - Jenufa. London: Royal Opera House, 1957. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Paperback. Fair 24 page programme to the performance on Friday, 4th January, 1957. Edges are dusty.  £5.00
[12484] No Author. Star Wars Return of the Jedi - The Story Book based on the Movie. London: Scolastic, 1983. Paperback. Good ISBN: 0-590-70285-8. Former owner's details to inside front cover.  £5.00
[10897] No Author. Weakest Link Quiz Book, The - You are the weakest link. Goodbye..... London: BBC, 2001. Paperback. Very Good ISBN: 0-141-00565-3. paperback; vg/-;  £7.00
[3144] Oman, Carola. David Garrick. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1958. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardcover. Good / Poor. ISBN: B0000KMPTK. 6.25 x 9"; 427pp; blue cloth with gilt; dustwrapper torn with loss; illustrated; dusty copy;  £8.00
[1507] Pate, Janet. Great Villains, The. Indianapolis, IN: Bobbs-Merrill, 1975. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Good / Poor. 10 x 7.75"; 120pp; black cloth with gilt; dustwrapper chipped to top edge of spine with tape to inside; a nice clean copy; a great assemblage of the most infamous villains of literature; stage and screen - brilliantly analysed and shown in over 100 evocative photographs, period engravings and drawings;  £6.00
[12101] Perry, George. Bluebell: Authorized Biography of Margaret Kelly. London: Pavillion, 1987. Paperback. Good ISBN: 1-85145-033-5. Bluebell is the real-life rags-to-riches story of a tenacious lady who became unique in show business history.  £6.00
[18551] Phillips, Daphne. Reading Theatres, Cinemas and Other Entertainments. Reading: Reading Libraries, 1978. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good ISBN: 0-9506044-1-0. 56 pages. Presenting the history of the first theatre in Friar Street, through to the Hexagon.  £8.00
[7603] Preminger, Erik Lee. Gypsy and Me - At home & On the Road with Gypsy Rose Lee. London: Andre Deutsch, 1985. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Good. ISBN: 9-233-97736-8. 6.5 x 9.5"; 277pp; good hardback with good dustwrapper, with slight edge chips; contents clean; black and white photos;  £7.00
[19913] Prior, Allan. Never Been Kissed in the Same Place Twice. London: Cassell, 1978. First Edition. Atlas Folio - over 23" - 25" tall. Hardback. Good / Good. ISBN: 0-304-30189-2. The tale of Harry and Clara Viner and their show-business marriage, a saga set against the Bohemian background of the Music Hall.  £6.00
[23963] Pushkin, Alexander Sergyeyevich. Boris Godunov - A Drama in Verse. London: Kegan Paul, Trench Trubner & Co., 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hard Cover. Good / No Jacket. 117 pages. Red cloth with black title to front and gilt title to spine. Ex-libris George Mallows - Freeman to front pastedown. There is no publication date.  £7.00
[1073] Roberts Cecil. And so to America. London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1946. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Fair 5.75 x 8.25"; 506pp; beige cloth with red; damp stain to lower edge without loss; 8 b&w illustrations;  £6.00
[12388] Robertson, Patrick. Guinness Book of Film Facts and Feats. London: Guinness Superlatives, 1980. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 0-85112-209-4. In its 288 pages this book is packed full of information relating to films, the methods of production and the film industry.  £8.00
[1126] Robey, Edward. Jester and the Court, The. London: William Kimber;, 1976. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Good. ISBN: 0-7183-0494-2. 6.5 x 9.5"; 191pp; red cloth with gilt; dustwrapper; a clean copy, edges slightly browned; b&w photographs throughout; "a star of the music-halls and stage"; previous owners signature erased to f.e.p.;  £8.00
[1016] Schickel Richard. Cary Grant - A Celebration. London: Pavilion Books, 1983. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Good / Fair. 8.75 x 11.25"; 191pp; black with gilt; dustwrapper chipped at top of spine, back slightly grubby; illustrated throughout with b&w photographs;  £9.00
[24374] Sedgwick, S. N.. With Shakespeare's Fairies. London: Sheldon Press, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Paperback. Good 32 pages. Parish Plays No. 64. Being an adaptation of The Midsummer Night's Dream specially made for outdoor performance by amateur dramatic societies, village players, women's institutes and others.  £10.00
[1118] Shaw, Bernard. Fanny's First Play. London: Constable, 1915. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hardback. Fair / No Jacket. 5 x 7"; pp numbered from 149 - 234; green cloth with gilt; spine soiled; advertisement loose insert; front and bottom edges uncut and foxed;  £7.00
[1131] Shaw, Bernard. Geneva, Cymbeline Refinished, & Good King Charles. London: Constable, 1946. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket. 5.5 x 8.25"; 234pp; red cloth with gilt; no dustwrapper; a clean copy;  £6.00
[1115] Shaw, Bernard. Major Barbara. In Three Acts. London: Constable, 1920. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hardback. Fair / No Jacket. 5 x 7"; pp numbered 145 - 293; green cloth with black; spine soiled; uncut front and bottom edges; a tight clean copy;  £15.00
[5624] Shaw, George Bernard. Pygmalion. Guildford: Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, 1987. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Leaflet. Very Good 6 x 8.25"; theatre programme; performance includes Peter O'Toole and John Mills; very good copy;  £4.00
[13957] Simmen, Rene. World of Puppets. London: Elsevier-Phaidon, 1975. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardcover. Very Good / Good. ISBN: 0-7290-0037-0. Dustjacket has some small closed tears.  £12.00
[9365] Singer, Michael. Film Directors - A complete guide - Eighth Annual International Edition. Beverley Hills, CA: Lone Eagle, 1990. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Illustrated Laminated Boards. Very Good / No Jacket - as issued. ISBN: 0-943728-35-5. 8.5 x 11"; 558 pages; laminated boards; no dustwrapper; slight shelf wear to bottom edge; very good; THIS BOOK HAS A SHIPPING WEIGHT OF 2.1KG, please contact us for shipping quote  £20.00
[24383] Sladen-Smith, F. Dimunitive Comedies for Women. London: J. Garnet Miller, 1961. Fifth Printing. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Paperback. Good 56 pages. A collection of ten short plays. First published in 1942.  £10.00
[10729] Sullivan, Monica. Video Hound's Independent Film Guide. Detroit, MI: Visible Ink Press, 1998. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Very Good ISBN: 1-57859-018-3. 7.25 x 9"; 558 pages; paperback; very good; illustrated;  £18.00
[12576] Summers, Anthony. Goddess : The Secret Lives of Marilyn Monroe. London: Victor Gollancz, 1985. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 0-575-03641-9. Of the new material presented, the most provocative is Summers's assertion that Monroe's corpse was first discovered by Robert Kennedy and Peter Lawford. The reason for the confusion of facts about her death, says Summers, is that a cover-up was conducted to hide Monroe's sexual involvement with both John and Robert Kennedy. Since Joe DiMaggio and Arthur Miller declined to be interviewed, this is not the definitive Monroe biography.  £12.00
[24561] Tchekoff, Anton. Ivanoff. London: Brentano's, 1924. First Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hard Cover. Good / No Jacket. 88 pages. Edited by Oliver M. Sayler. Bottom half of spine is detached from the front board, this does not affect the contents.  £5.00
[22851] Terriss, Ellaline. Just a Little Bit of String. London: Hutchinson, 1955. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Good / No Jacket. 296 pages. Black cloth with faded gilt title to spine. 76 illustrations. Inscription to front 'To my Betty, with loving gratitude.'  £10.00
[24556] Thomas, Augustus et al. One Act Plays for Stage and Study. London: Samuel French, 1925. Reprint. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Good / No Jacket. 490 pages. A collection of plays by well-known dramatists, American, English, and Irish.  £50.00
[2630] Titterton, W. R.. So This Is Shaw. London: Douglas Organ, 1945. First Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket. 4.75 x 7.25"; 95pp; black and white illustrated front board, back board a little grubby, spine chipped to bottom; contents good;  £10.00
[10449] Toibin, Niall. Smile and be a villain!. ill. Illustrated. Dublin: Town House, 1987. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good ISBN: 1-86059-050-0. 5.5 x 8.5"; 309 pages; paperback; illustrated; crease to front cover; good;  £6.00
[11358] Waldini. Front Line Theatre. Cardiff: No Data, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket. 5 x 7.5"; 190 pages; blue cloth with black titles; no dustwrapper; good; illustrated. Not dated.  £35.00
[24579] Watson, Kenneth. Lazy Jack and Other Plays. ill. Amaral, Lucian. London: Macmillan, 1955. First Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Paperback. Good 134 pages. Puppet Plays for Schools - 5. Twelve plays by various groups of schoolchildren of different ages.  £10.00
[22838] Whitton, Kenneth S.. Theatre of Friedrich Durrenmatt, The. London: Oswald Wolff, 1980. First UK Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Good. ISBN: 0-85496-072-4. 242 pages. A study in the Possibility of Freedom. Spine of dustjacket is lightly sunned.  £8.00
[4265] Williamson, J. N.. Spring Days in Devon and other Broadcasts. Longstanton: Henry Williamson Society, 1992. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good Reading Copy / No Jacket. ISBN: 1-87350701-1. 6 x 8.25"; 124pp; large format paperback, in clear plastic cover; ex-library, no stamps, but label to base of spine; very clean copy;  £10.00
[24580] Wood, Walter. Through the Green Door - An Aery of Children. Oxford: J. Vincent, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Paperback. Good Reading Copy 39 pages. Foxing on all pages, not affecting text.  £20.00
[5632] Xuan, Zhou. Story of Zhou Xuan, The. Hong Kong: Hong Kong Dance Company, 1990. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Leaflet. Good 6.5 x 10"; theatre programme; performed at Sheung Wan Civic Centre Theatre, Hong Kong; good copy with former owners notes to top margin of rear cover; text in English and Chinese;  £5.00